[gambit-list] Compilation of gambit (git master) on/for Windows 7 64 bit using mingw64 x86_64 fails

Mikael mikael.rcv at gmail.com
Mon Mar 25 07:00:57 EDT 2013

In os_io.h, ___device_select_state contains those two slots only if
the USE_MsgWaitForMultipleObjects
define is enabled.

os.h defines it like this

#define USE_select
#define USE_MsgWaitForMultipleObjects

That's funny, on Windows it's supposed to always use
MsgWaitForMultipleObjects rather than select.. can you see what your


2013/3/25 panos stergiotis <panos.stergiotis at gmx.net>

> Hi list
> My attempt to compile the current git version (same for 4.6.6 and 4.6.7)
> using mingw64 failed with
> os_io.c: In function '___device_event_queue_select_virt':
> os_io.c:4980:16: error: '___device_select_state' has no member named
> 'message_queue_mask'
> os_io.c:4981:16: error: '___device_select_state' has no member named
> 'message_queue_dev_pos'
> I used i686 -> x86_64 cross compilation under mingw32, msys1 and Windows 7
> 64bit. Following the advice of
> http://www.gaia-gis.it/gaia-sins/mingw64_how_to.html and using a x86_64
> compiler didn't help neighter.
> Hints are greatly appreciated, thank you in advance
> Panos Stergiotis
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